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Vintage spirits and forgotten cocktails by Haigh, Ted, author.

Vintage spirits and forgotten cocktails

Jul 22, 2015
Walking with the wind - a memoir of the movement by Lewis, John, 1940 February 21- author.

Walking with the wind - a memoir of the movement

"Lewis's role in the Nashville Movement - a student-led effort to desegregate the city of Nashville through nonviolent sit-ins - made him a defining activist of his day and helped set the tone for the civil rights movement. Though he was repeatedly a victim of violence and intimidation, his belief in peaceful action, inspired by his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, became the core of his cause and vision. In this classic bestseller, John Lewis vividly captures America's tumultuous civil rights e

Jul 22, 2015
What would Buddha say? - 1,501 right-speech teachings for communicating mindfully by Kipfer, Barbara Ann, author.

What would Buddha say? - 1,501 right-speech teachings for communicating mindfully

Poor communication lies at the heart of most relationship problems. Everyone wants to be heard, to be understood, and to be treated with respect. But in our digital age of texting and social media, it's easy to distance ourselves from the words we put out into the world, and many times, we may not be aware of the negative impact our words can have on people, whether they are our friends, family, or coworkers. This is where the concept of Right Speech comes in. An important part of the Buddhist N

Jul 22, 2015
Yoga and the quest for the true self by Cope, Stephen.

Yoga and the quest for the true self

Millions of Americans know yoga as a superb form of exercise and as a potent source of calm in our stress-filled lives. Far fewer are aware of the full promise of yoga as a 4,000-year-old practical path of liberation--a path that fits the needs of modern Western seekers with startling precision. Now Stephen Cope, a Western-trained psychotherapist who has lived and taught for more than ten years at the largest yoga center in America, offers this marvelously lively and irreverent "pilgrim's progre

Jul 22, 2015
Today's folk rock hits. by

Today's folk rock hits.

Jul 22, 2015
Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling by King, Ross, 1962-

Michelangelo & the Pope's ceiling

In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant to begin the massive project. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling recounts the four extraordinary years Michelangelo spent laboring over the vast ceiling while the power politics and personal rivalries that abounded in Rome swirled arou

Jul 22, 2015
The strange case of Dr. Doyle a journey into madness & mayhem by Friedman, Dan, 1970- author.

The strange case of Dr. Doyle a journey into madness & mayhem

Explores Arthur Conan Doyle's fascination with the Jake the Ripper case.

Jul 22, 2015
Steal like an artist - 10 things nobody told you about being creative by Kleon, Austin.

Steal like an artist - 10 things nobody told you about being creative

A guide to creativity in the digital age, this book presents ten transformative principles to help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life. Offers advice and encouragement to help readers foster creativity and be artistically productive in a wide variety of endeavors. You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from the author, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto

Jul 22, 2015
Speak now against the day - the generation before the civil rights movement in the South by Egerton, John.

Speak now against the day - the generation before the civil rights movement in the South

Jul 22, 2015
Soulspace - creating a home that is free of clutter, full of beauty, and inspired by you by Balbes, Xorin, 1957-

Soulspace - creating a home that is free of clutter, full of beauty, and inspired by you

"Expertly designed and decorated homes don't necessarily feel like havens to their dwellers or reflect, inspire, and celebrate what is essential about their inhabitants. Lauded designer and architectural conservator Xorin Balbes created the eight-stage SoulSpace transformation process to help his clients do just that. Through the stages -- assess, release, cleanse, dream, discover, create, elevate, and celebrate -- readers explore not only the design of their living spaces but also their own int

Jul 22, 2015
Simple justice - the history of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's struggle for equality by Kluger, Richard.

Simple justice - the history of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's struggle for equality

Jul 22, 2015
Quantum yoga - the holistic approach to creating your ideal practice by Baumann, Lara.

Quantum yoga - the holistic approach to creating your ideal practice

Drawing on both Western and Eastern medicine aligned with Quantum physics, Lara Baumann offers a whole-body, whole-mind kind of yoga that is becoming one of the most important contemporary disciplines in the field. This accessible guide is the key to creating the ultimate individualized practice."Quantum Yoga" instructs the reader to recognize, construct, and vary dynamic yoga sequences ideally suited to personal needs. Part 1 provides a thorough explanation of the history, philosophy, and varyi

Jul 22, 2015
Piano fun for adult beginners - recreational music making for private or group instruction by Dillon, Brenda.

Piano fun for adult beginners - recreational music making for private or group instruction

Jul 22, 2015
Mastering the craft of making sausage by Anderson, Warren R., 1939-

Mastering the craft of making sausage

The author of Mastering the Craft of Smoking Food here offers a comprehensive guide to making sausages of all kinds: beef and pork sausages, cased and uncased, sausages from poultry and game, emulsified sausage, cured sausages, fermented-style sausages and more. Complete instructions are provided for grinding meats, stuffing, curing, and storing sausage. Other chapters cover equipment and supplies, food safety, and techniques for cooking and smoking sausage. Sausages include bratwurst, Vienna sa

Jul 22, 2015
Making space - creating a home meditation practice by Nhất Hạnh, Thích.

Making space - creating a home meditation practice

"Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new to mindfulness practice, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room, listening to a bell, sitting, breathing, and walking meditations, and cooking and eating a meal in mindfulness. Whether you live alone or with a family, this beautifully illustrated book can help you create a sense of retreat and sa

Jul 22, 2015
Loving sex - the book of joy and passion by Berman, Laura.

Loving sex - the book of joy and passion

Sex in a loving relationship can be the deepest and most meaningful experience a couple can share. And yet many couples find themselves too time-starved and intimacy-shy to enjoy it to the full. Loving Sex helps couples to overcome these barriers with advice from a renowned sexual health counselor. Loving Sex offers a friendly, frank exploration of what sex means as part of a loving relationship, and how you and your partner can experience it to its full potential. Free from unrealistic media re

Jul 22, 2015
Legal rights - the guide for deaf and hard of hearing people by

Legal rights - the guide for deaf and hard of hearing people

Jul 22, 2015
Insight yoga by Powers, Sarah.

Insight yoga

Jul 22, 2015
In struggle - SNCC and the Black awakening of the 1960s by Carson, Clayborne, 1944-

In struggle - SNCC and the Black awakening of the 1960s

With its radical ideology and effective tactics, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was the cutting edge of the civil rights movement during the 1960s. This sympathetic yet even-handed book records for the first time the complete story of SNCC's evolution, of its successes and its difficulties in the ongoing struggle to end white repression. At its birth, SNCC was composed of black college students who shared an ideology of moral radicalism. This ideology, with its emphasis on

Jul 22, 2015
The Holy Bible from the ancient Eastern text - George M. Lamsa's translations from the Aramaic of the Peshitta. by

The Holy Bible from the ancient Eastern text - George M. Lamsa's translations from the Aramaic of the Peshitta.

Authoritative English translation of the Aramaic (Syriac) Old and New Testaments.

Jul 22, 2015